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CBDCs and Tokenization: HKMA Announces Project Ensemble, a Wholesale Central Bank Digital Currency Initiative

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) announced the commencement of Project Ensemble, a new wholesale central bank digital currency (wCBDC) project to render support to the development of the tokenization market in Hong Kong. The new project will seek “to explore innovative financial market infrastructure… Read More

HK Bolsters Fintech, Sustainable Finance with Multi-Currency Digital Green Bond Offering

The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) announced the successful issuance of approximately HK$6 billion in digital green bonds, marking a significant advancement in the integration of fintech and green finance. This initiative, part of the HKSAR Government’s Green Bond Programme, is… Read More

Hong Kong Monetary Authority Warns Public on Fake Video Interview of Chief Executive

Deepfakes are a growing concern. As technology improves and AI services proliferate, it is getting easier for bad actors to create completely bogus content that intends to dupe the unsuspecting. Today, the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) has issued a warning to the public to… Read More

UAE & Hong Kong to Collaborate on Crypto Policy, Look to Partner on Financial Services

The Central Bank of the United Arab Emirates (CBUAE) and the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) have announced a move to strengthen policy collaboration on financial services, including digital assets. The announcement was revealed during a bilateral meeting in Abu Dhabi earlier this week. According to… Read More

CBDC: Hong Kong Launches e-HKD Pilot Program

In a speech delivered today, Eddie Yue, Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA), announced the pilot program launch of e-HKD or the Hong Kong central bank digital currency (CBDC). According to Yue, 16 companies have been selected to participate in the first… Read More

Hong Kong: HKMA Shares Conclusion of Discussion Paper on Crypto-Assets and Stablecoins

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) issued the consultation conclusion to the discussion paper on crypto-assets and stablecoins (the “Consultation Conclusion”), summarizing the feedback “received in relation to the paper and the HKMA’s response.” In the Consultation Conclusion, the HKMA proposes “to bring certain activities… Read More

Hong Kong Monetary Authority Posts Information on “Pilot Scheme on Training Subsidy for Fintech Practitioners”

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) has posted details of its “Pilot Scheme on Training Subsidy for Fintech Practitioners.” Hong Kong has long been a top global financial center so the pursuit of FIntech innovation makes a lot of sense. Recently, one measure indicated that… Read More

Hong Kong Monetary Authority and People’s Bank of China Join Together on Fintech Innovation and Supervision

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) and the People’s Bank of China have solidified their relationship in a memorandum of understanding (MOU) that seeks to combine innovation and supervision regarding Fintech. The MOU seeks to implement the “Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao The Outline of the Development Plan… Read More

Fintech 2025 Strategy Announced by Hong Kong Monetary Authority, Includes Comprehensive CBDC Plan

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) announced on Tuesday (June 8, 2021) the updated “Fintech 2025” strategy for promoting financial tech development in the Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China. Eddie Yue, CEO at HKMA,  has outlined Hong Kong’s new Fintech strategy,… Read More

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